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Honda global operations hit by ransomware attack

2020-06-11T16:14:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Honda has confirmed that its IT network was subject to a cyber-attack on Monday last week (June 8) that hit production, sales and development activities, including customer and financial service operations…

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Salles replaces Sutcliffe as supply chain head at RNM Alliance

2020-06-08T12:34:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Jean-François Salles (pictured) has taken over as global vice-president of supply chain at the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi (RNM) Alliance, replacing Mark Sutcliffe who moved to become senior vice-president of the Alliance LCV business unit, effective June 1…

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Logistics leadership changes at Volvo Cars

2020-04-08T09:53:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Chris Godfrey has been appointed the new head of global outbound logistics at Volvo Cars…

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Calling stop on automotive supply chains: how long can companies survive the Covid-19 crisis?

2020-03-20T13:48:00+00:00By Christopher Ludwig

With the coronavirus pandemic causing a level of automotive plant shutdowns not seen since the second world war, suppliers and logistics providers will face failures without direct support from government, and close collaboration with OEMs and industry.

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Renault revs up logistics drive through F1

2020-03-17T14:27:00+00:00By Steve Garnsey

Renault Sport Racing is partnering with global logistical provider DP World with an eye on mutually increasing supply chain efficiency and mitigating the environmental impact of their operations…

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Coronavirus latest: Europe puts a brave face on supply chain problems in China and Italy

2020-03-04T15:06:00+00:00By Marcus Williams

While European vehicle makers appear resilient in the face of supply chain disruption caused by the coronavirus, there are a number of factors coming into play that could see production affected over the coming weeks.

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Renault Trucks researches HGV parts recycling

2020-01-28T16:24:00+00:00By Steve Garnsey

French lorry manufacturer Renault Trucks has started a preliminary study into reusing and recycling end-of-life heavy goods vehicle (HGV) parts…

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Stricter EU CO2 regulations will reshape vehicle platforms and car design

2019-10-04T11:20:00+01:00By Automotive from Ultima Media

As OEMs try to reduce CO2 and transition to electric vehicles in the face of the high fines, we expect a profound impact on vehicle design.

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Tangible progress: Morocco boosts automotive production and logistics

2019-09-30T14:08:00+01:00By Herve Deiss

There is no doubt that shipping professionals are familiar with the Moroccan city of Tangier, as it is ranked 50th among container ports worldwide. The first container terminal opened in 2007 and has since been joined by three others; two at Tanger Med port 1 and two at Tanger Med port 2.

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SCH seals Neptune ro-ro deal in Southampton

2019-08-05T10:03:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Southampton-based terminal operator SCH has secured a contract to load and discharge all Neptune Lines ro-ro vessels calling at the English port…

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Renault returns to Nigeria with Coscharis

2019-07-22T09:50:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Renault has outlined plans for the distribution of four vehicles in Nigeria from October this year, which includes local joint venture production from semi-knockdown (SKD) kits of two models and the import of finished vehicles from Brazil…

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Hödlmayr shipping Dacia vehicles to Germany

2019-07-18T13:55:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

German finished vehicle carrier Hödlmayr has taken over the contract to ship Dacia volumes from parent company Renault’s plant in Pitesti, Romania, to dealers in Germany.

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Mitsubishi and Nissan streamline logistics in Japan and US

2019-07-15T14:08:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

Japanese company Zero is taking over the domestic finished vehicle logistics for Mitsubishi Motors from August this year. Those services were provided by the carmaker’s subsidiary Mitsubishi Automotive Logistics Technology (MLT), which will in future focus on its maintenance and repairs operations…

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Rise of smart cars heralds supply chain disruption, says Alliance’s Mark Sutcliffe

2019-07-09T14:56:00+01:00By Victoria Johns

Despite the fact that global total industry volume (TIV) is likely to drop by 7% or 8% this year, longer term growth is forecast to be huge, said Mark Sutcliffe, senior vice president of industrial strategy and supply chain management (SCM) at the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi (RNM) Alliance…

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A special case: how Russia hopes to boost local production with investment contracts

2019-05-20T11:16:00+01:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia is attempting to boost tier supplier capacity via contracts with OEMs and logistics subsidies for parts makers, but it is unclear how successful this will be

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Renault plans home delivery for online sales in Russia

2019-01-25T12:56:22+00:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Renault has announced plans to start a home delivery service in Russia for vehicles sold via its online showroom.

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Turkish exports bolster falling domestic sales

2019-01-23T10:24:13+00:00By Barry Cross

Turkey’s automotive industry had a mixed year in 2018. Sales in its domestic market for passenger vehicles and light commercial vehicles (LCVs) were down by 35%, according to the Automotive Distributors Association (ODD), at 621,000 compared to 956,000 in 2017.

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Q&A: Florian Huettl

2019-01-07T12:08:00+00:00By Victoria Johns

Ford Starts European Production of the New EcoSport SUV in Romania to Meet Growing Customer Demand

Russia increases component exports

2018-11-21T11:29:00+00:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

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Chugging or changing?

2018-11-19T11:50:18+00:00By Andrew Williams

Demand for rail transport is growing faster than service providers can keep up with, according to Siegfried Jung, head of planning and steering vehicle dispatch and transport at BMW Group.

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